Stroke Center

We offer advanced neuroscience treatments for all types of strokes, all of the time.

Stroke Center

We offer advanced neuroscience treatments for all types of strokes, all of the time.


WVU Medicine’s J. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is a leader in stroke care and an award winning Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.

The Center provides an acute stroke team that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Emergency Medicine Staff, EMS, and HealthNet Aeromedical Services
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Radiology and Neuro-Interventional Radiology
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Inpatient Clinical Labs
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Care Management


We are always expanding our telestroke coverage to meet the needs of the region.

The Stroke Team also has:

  • Neurocritical Care and Stroke Units staffed by a multidisciplinary team of registered nurses and therapists who have received extensive stroke education;
  • A performance improvement process that uses the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Registry;
  • Advanced diagnostic and imaging techniques; and
  • Prevention, early intervention, and rehabilitation services provided in the WVU Neurology Clinic for patients who are at risk for stroke or who have had a stroke.


The WVU Stroke Center offers a stroke support group that provides education to stroke survivors and caregivers about topics relating to stroke. To learn more about the WVU Stroke Center Stroke Support Group meetings, please call 304-293-1795.

For more information or to schedule an appointment,
call 855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273).

American Heart Association Award

The Stroke Center is a recipient of the American Heart Association Gold Plus Performance Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll, which recognizes healthcare organizations for excellence and offer the best possible outcomes for stroke patients.

Joint Commission Certification

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations.  

U.S. News & World Report

WVU Medicine’s stroke programs at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Memorial Hospital, Camden Clark Medical Center, Uniontown Hospital, and Wheeling Hospital have been recognized as High Performing in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 rankings.